Senior Manager, Organisational Development

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
June 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$6,000
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Overview: RMIT University Commitment

RMIT is committed to the rights of students and staff to be safe, respected, valued, and treated as an equal in their place of study and work. All staff are expected to share this commitment and contribute to a safer community. While carrying out their role, staff are in a position of trust with students. Staff have a duty of care to report wellbeing concerns about students through the designated channels and uphold to the code of conduct. RMIT Vietnam expects all staff members to comply with its Code of Conduct, policies and procedures, which relate to legal and regulatory requirements and our ways of working.

Why RMIT University Vietnam?

RMIT Vietnam is committed to excellence, innovation, and social responsibility. We welcome applications from qualified and passionate individuals who share our values and vision. RMIT University has a global reputation and ranks 140th globally and 11th in Australia in QS World University Rankings 2024. To learn more about our rankings, please check out our latest facts and figures here Reputation and rankings - RMIT University

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package and allowances
  • Generous annual leave, carer leave and public holidays (Christmas and Tet Holidays)
  • Private health insurance and wellness programs
  • Professional development and career advancement
  • Relocation and visa support
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources
  • A vibrant and diverse campus life and more!
  • RMIT Vietnam has been honoured with the respectable HR Asia Award as Top Employer To Work For in Asia. To find out more about RMIT Vietnam and our current vacancies, please visit our website: https: // www.

    Position Summary

    The Senior Manager - Organisational Development plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of RMIT Vietnam by leading and implementing strategic OD interventions that align with our mission and foster a culture of continuous improvement. This position is responsible for identifying organisational needs, developing tailored OD strategies, and facilitating initiatives that enhance organisational effectiveness, foster innovative and impactful academic and professional environments, and support the university's commitment to excellence in education, research, and engagement.

    Through a collaborative and consultative approach, the OD Specialist will partner with academic and professional leaders to drive change initiatives, enhance organisational capabilities, and develop high-performing teams. This role requires a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within higher education and the ability to leverage OD principles to promote a culture of adaptability, inclusivity, and sustained excellence.

    Reporting Line:

    Reports to: Associate Director - Talent, Reward and OD

    Direct reports: 1-2

  • Conduct thorough organisational assessments to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, utilising a variety of diagnostic tools and data analytics.
  • Develop comprehensive OD strategies and plans that address identified needs, prioritising initiatives based on their potential impact and alignment with the university's strategic objectives.
  • Design and deliver targeted OD programs that address specific areas of need, such as leadership development, team effectiveness, diversity and inclusion, and employee engagement. Tailor interventions to the unique context of the university, ensuring they are relevant, effective, and sustainable.
  • Lead change management efforts, applying best practices to facilitate smooth transitions, minimise resistance, and ensure buy-in from all stakeholders. Act as a change agent, providing guidance, support, and coaching to leaders and teams throughout the change process.
  • Identify development opportunities and gaps within the organisation and implement learning and development programs to enhance individual and team capabilities. Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Collaborate with HR and departmental leaders to enhance or develop performance management systems aligned with organisational goals. Ensure these systems effectively measure and promote high performance, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Drive initiatives to cultivate a positive and inclusive organizational culture that supports the university's mission and values. Implement programs to enhance employee engagement and satisfaction, recognising their critical role in achieving organizational success.
  • Establish strong relationships with stakeholders across the university to ensure OD initiatives are integrated and aligned with various departmental objectives. Use effective communication strategies to keep stakeholders informed and engaged.
  • Implement robust evaluation frameworks to assess the effectiveness of OD interventions, using both qualitative and quantitative measures. Analyse results to demonstrate impact, inform future initiatives, and adjust strategies as necessary to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Facilitate the sharing of best practices, lessons learned, and success stories across the organisation. Encourage collaboration and knowledge exchange to drive continuous improvement and innovation in OD practices.
  • Create and implement leadership development initiatives, including workshops, coaching, and mentoring, to build strong leadership capabilities. Equip leaders with skills in strategic thinking, people management, and change leadership. Develop targeted training for middle managers to improve their ability to lead teams effectively, make data- driven decisions, and foster a culture of high performance.
  • Lead change management efforts to improve the university's adaptability and resilience. Support departments in managing transitions such as restructuring, technological adoption, or strategic realignments. Introduce ways-of-working methodologies that help departments and teams quickly adapt to new challenges and opportunities.
  • Facilitate team-building workshops to enhance collaboration, trust, and communication within and across teams. Foster interdepartmental collaboration by creating cross-functional teams to tackle institutional challenges, driving innovation and knowledge sharing.
  • Design career development programs that provide growth opportunities for faculty and staff. Support succession planning and identify high-potential employees for future leadership roles. Implement engagement surveys and action plans to improve job satisfaction, motivation, and retention.

  • Leverage data analytics to identify trends, predict challenges, and inform proactive OD strategies.

  • For a more detailed description of the key areas of responsibility for this position please click here to download the JD.

  • Post-graduate qualifications in Organisational Development, Industrial/Organisational Psychology, Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in organisational development, preferably in higher education or a similar complex organisation.
  • Demonstrated success in designing and implementing OD interventions, including change management, leadership development, and team building.
  • Strong facilitation, coaching, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to build strong external and internal relationships and provide advice on reward to all levels of an organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience in working autonomously under broad direction, with performance being measured against the achievement of strategic goals and KPI's of Human Resources and the Schools and Portfolios.
  • Strong data analysis and data presentation skills with a high standard of precision and exceptional attention to detail
  • Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Competitive remuneration package in USD (for expatriate candidates) or VND (for Vietnamese candidates).
  • Relocation allowance package up to USD $6,000 with support to relocate overseas candidate (and family) from home location to Vietnam for expatriates applying outside Vietnam.
  • One-way flight from home location to Vietnam for staff and immediate dependents.
  • School tuition fees for children, up to USD $20,000 per child up to 2 children per year
  • Private premium medical insurance for employee and immediate family
  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Christmas closure and paid sick leave.
  • Support and guidance from experienced Mobility Advisor to assist in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam.
  • Ongoing professional development program and support.
  • Further information

    The role located is Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam, is open for both local and expatriate candidates.

    English Proficiency

    English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 6.5 (General) with a score of at least 6.0 or 170 in Lingua Skills.

    To Apply

    In order to be considered for this role, it is mandatory to submit both a resume AND A COVER LETTER. Please click on the 'Apply' link provided below to initiate the application process. Your application will not be considered complete without the submission of both documents.

    Please note, we will be running a rolling recruitment process, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

    Applications Close:

    4 thg 6 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community. As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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